Crude stocks rose 2.4 million barrels in the week ending Sept. 9 to 429.6 million barrels, compared with analyst expectations polled by Reuters for a rise of 833,000 barrels.
* Crude inventories at the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery hub are down 135,000 barrels in the latest week, according to the EIA.
* The processing of crude oil in refineries grew by 93,000 barrels per day in the last week, according to the EIA. Refinery utilization rates increased by 0.6 percentage point on the week.
* US gasoline stocks fell 1.8 million barrels in the week to 213 million barrels, according to the EIA, versus analyst expectations polled by Reuters for a drop of 858,000 barrels.
* Distillate stockpiles, which include diesel and heating oil, rose 4.2 million barrels in the week to 116 million barrels, versus expectations for a 600,000-barrel rise, according to data from the EIA.
* Net imports of crude oil from the United States fell 1.07 million barrels a day, according to the EIA.